Subscribe Register Login

Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 2:16 a.m.
Top Picks - Mobile App

Iron Butterfly sues for song royalties

By Bloomberg News

This article was published December 15, 2010 at 12:04 p.m.

Former members of Iron Butterfly, the psychedelic rock band that recorded the 1960s classic “In- A-Gadda-Da-Vida,” sued Warner Music Group Corp. units to recover royalty payments they say they’re owed.

The three ex-band members and a former lawyer for the group claim that Atlantic Recording Corp., Elektra Entertainment Group Inc. and Warner/Chappell Music Inc. owe them at least $236,549, according to a complaint filed yesterday in New York state Supreme Court in Manhattan.

“In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida,” released in 1968, is a 17-minute track that took up one full side of a long-playing record and helped characterize the music of the late 1960s and early 1970s. The album has sold more than 30 million copies, according to the band’s website.

Will Tanous, a Warner Music Group Corp. spokesman, didn’t immediately comment.

Comments on: Iron Butterfly sues for song royalties

To report abuse or misuse of this area please hit the "Suggest Removal" link in the comment to alert our online managers. Read our Terms of Use policy.

Subscribe Register Login

You must login to make comments.

TOP JOBS

  • Donate plasma

    . Save LivesEarn money when you donate at Octapharma PlasmaA...
    NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Nurses

    CNAs 3-11 & 11-7Apply in person to Sherwood Nursing & Rehab....
    SHERWOOD, AR

  • Medical technologist

    ft- very competitive pay and benefits! Northeastern Nevada ...
    Elko, NV

  • Technician/trainer

    technician/trainerquickSort, a provider of automated equipme...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Math teacher

    High SchoolThe Cedar Ridge School District is accepting appl...
    NEWARK, AR

Search 926 jobs >

Top Picks - Mobile App
Arkansas Online